Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Alternative uses for the TOC feature, part of InDesign: Creating Long Documents (2012).
Table of Contents is the Swiss Army knife of InDesign's long-document features.…It's not just for TOCs;…it can be used to create any kind of a list of content within a document or a book:…things like photo credits, list of advertisers, figures, and so on.…What I want to do here is make a photo credits page with the TOC feature.…Of course you can adapt these ideas to something useful for you.…Anytime you need to gather content that's been styled with paragraph styles,…think about using the TOC feature.…So one of the key points in this example I want to point out is that I can set…up a TOC style to gather credit information, even though that information is not…going to appear anywhere else in the final output. And the reason I can do this…is I have an option in a TOC to include items on hidden layers.…
So let's set that up.…First off, I am in Mini Bridge, and I have my photos visible here that are in the document.…I am going to right-click on one of them and choose Reveal in Bridge, and this…
- Using text variables
- Creating templates for InDesign, InCopy, and Word
- Employing nested styles
- Creating GREP styles
- Managing color with swatches
- Building page elements with libraries and snippets
- Performing GREP find/changes
- Using InCopy workflows
- Tracking changes
- Adding footnotes and indexes
- Using InDesign book files
- Versioning documents with conditional text or object styles
- Preflighting documents
- Archiving a project
- Finding and installing useful scripts and plug-ins for frequent challenges
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Document Construction
3. Using Styles
4. Building and Revising Layouts
6. Long-Doc Infrastructure
8. Working With InDesign Books
9. Customizing Long Documents
10. Outputting Long Documents
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